More interesting sites to explore:
The Official Site for San Diego Zoo
Resource on this famous zoo located in California. Provides virtual tours of special exhibits at the zoo and provides details on activities for children and teachers. Includes information on The Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species and the Giant Panda Breeding Project.
Science NetLinks - Animal Diversity
Lesson plan to motivate and guide student observation of animal and plant similarities, diversity, and appropriateness to live in different environments; to show that stories sometimes give plants and animals attributes that they don’t really have.
NeoK12 - Educational Videos, Lessons and Games - Prehistoric Animals
FOSSWEB - Animal Two by Two
Science Kids - Fun Science and Technology for Kids - Animal
Kids Know It Network - Educational Song, "We Love The Animals"
NeoK12 - Educational Videos, Lessons and Games - Marine Animals
American Veterinary Medical Association - Care for Pets
Kids Know It Network - Educational Song, "What Is An Animal What Is A Plant"
"Short notes on more than 70 fishes. Covers Achilles Tang, Barramundi Cod, Cleaner Wrasse, Dragon fish, Emperor Angelfish, Fairy Basslet, Lau'i-pala, Queen Triggerfish, and Yellow-blotched Triggerfish."
Science Kids - Fun Science and Technology for Kids - Animal Camouflage
Information on this project in the U.S. promoting oral healthcare of cats and dogs. Contains tips for pet owners and veterinarians and an interactive quiz section.
Exploration of biodiversity and biological classification. Features fungi, protoctista, plants, and animals.
Enchanted Learning - Zoom Dinosaurs
Resource on these extinct reptiles. Covers anatomy, behavior, classification, fossils, and extinction. Also includes a dinosaur and paleontology dictionary, classroom activities, geologic time charts, and puzzles.
Illustrated resource on celestial bodies of the universe. Contains details, facts and related statistics on our planetary system, comets, meteoroids, and asteroids. Provides a chronology of their exploration and explorers, related animations and photo gal
Cheetah: The Fastest Land Animal
"Resource on the big cat species. Describes its physical features, and includes brief notes on habitat, social and food habits, and causes behind its near extinction."
Oklahoma State University - Department of Animal Science - Hampshire Sheep
Information on cloning and DNA. Highlights the developmental stages of the much-talked about sheep--Dolly.
Energy Information Administration - Biomass - Renewable Energy From Plants and Animals
KidCyber - Animals - Ants
Enchanted Learning - Farm Animals
Enchanted Learning - Ocean Animal
Zoroastrian Kids Korner - Animals of the Avesta
Dr. Jungles' Coral Reef Animals of The World
Illustrated information on various kinds of corals. Provides suggestions for setting up marine and mini reef aquaria. Also details the breeding habits of marine fishes.
World Wildlife Fund - Species Home
Interactive learning for children on rare animals. Features their habitat, behavior, and mating habits. Includes other activities of the World Wildlife Fund.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Kids Home Page
Information for children on food safety. Provides notes on teen health issues, vaccines, and animals. Also includes articles for parents, facts about FDA investigators, a word search puzzle, and quiz.
Missouri Botanical Garden - Biomes of the World
Educational resource for students on fresh water ecosystems. Includes ecological details on rivers and streams, watersheds, different river zones, ponds and lakes, oxbow lakes, wetlands, aquatic plants and animals, algae, dams, and water cycle supported with images and interactive activities.
"Information on animals that are on the verge of extinction, including tiger, snow leopard, cheetah, black rhino, white rhino, spectacled bear, mandrill, and orangutan. Provides links to conservation and government agencies that are working to save these animals. Includes a photo gallery, videos of endangered animals, and global news."
Extensive information on dinosaurs and marine reptiles of Australia. Provides details on fossils, and dinosaur trackways. Also includes data on animals from mesozoic era.